Scargill and the miners

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Penguin , Harmondsworth
Scargill, Arthur., National Union of Minewor
StatementMichael Crick.
SeriesA Penguin special
The Physical Object
Pagination160p. ;
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Open LibraryOL16479648M

Anne Scargill and Betty Cook met at the beginning of the miners’ strike. Betty was a proud miner’s daughter, wife and mother, who was determined to support her family and community.

Anne happened to be married to Arthur Scargill, the president of the miners’ union. She too was steeped in. Scargill And The Miners book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(6). Scargill and the Miners Paperback – January, by Michael Crick (Author) › Visit Amazon's Michael Crick Page.

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1 Review. Achtergrondinformatie over de langdurige staking van de Britse National Union of Mineworkers in en hun leider Arthur Scargill (). Scargill and the Miners Scargill and the miners book Crick Snippet view - /5(1). Free Online Library: ARTHUR SCARGILL AND THE MINERS' STRIKE.(Marching to the Fault Line: The Miners' Strike and the Death of Industrial Britain, Book review) by "Contemporary Review"; News, opinion and commentary Literature, writing, book reviews Books Book.

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: La couv. porte en plus: " days that shook the nation", "a battle of ideologies" et "A Sunday times insight book". Strike: Thatcher, Scargill and the Miners Peter Wilsher, Donald MacIntyre, Michael C. Jones Coronet Booksess, Jan 1, - Coal Strike, Great Britain, - pages.

Like all trade union rule books, the NUM's reinforced the possibilities of machinations, confusion and bureaucracy, areas in which Scargill was an expert.

Such a rule book favoured the manoeuvres and manipulations of the ‘leadership', as with Rule 41 permitting "areas to take official strike action if authorised by our national executive. Anne Scargill and Betty Cook have, in this book, set out their life stories in order to redress the balance of the misrepresentation of their lives in the media, particularly with reference to their roles during the miners’ strike of and their participation in the struggle to defend the mining industry.

xi, pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates: 18 cm. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Associated-names Macintyre, Donald, ; Jones, Michael, July 3-; Sunday Times of London Insight Team. Betty Cook and Anne Scargill were two leading lights in the Women Against Pit Closures movement.

Their new book charts their story in their own words. Laura Reid reports. Buy Scargill And the Miners First Edition by Crick, Michael (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(3).

In a book published by the National Coal Mining Museum for England, David John Douglass writes that Scargill's responsibility for the –85 strike is often exaggerated: There is a prevailing view that Arthur Scargill, the NUM National President, called the strike.

As the book explains, many people on the political right, and a good many people in the centre, thought Scargill was using the miners to advance the cause of revolutionary socialism.

While most people would not want to apply Mrs Thatcher's description of Scargill and his closest associates as "The Enemy Within" to all striking miners, so far as Reviews: 7.

Inthe establishment found itself confronted with the only general strike in British history, a strike which had its origins with the Miners Federation of Great Britain, led at the time by A.

Cook, a syndicalist and later a hero to Scargill. While the Trades Union Congress (TUC) abandoned the strike after nine days, Cook’s miners.

Scargill and the Miners. By Michael Crick Published Jan Between and the present day the NUM changed radically. Prior to that there had not been a single national miners’ strike sinceand for decades the union had been dominated by the Right.

La 4e de couv. indique: "Margaret Thatcher branded Arthur Scargill and the other leaders of the miners' strike ;'the enemy within'. With the publication of this bestselling book a decade later, the full irony of that accusation became clear.

There was an enemy within. But it was not the National Union of Mineworkers that was out to subvert liberty.5/5(1). SCARGILL AND THE MINERS-BOOK REVIEW THE TUC Nuntber Forty-four 25p. Please send correspondence to: T.

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Strike: Thatcher, Scargill and the Miners by &#;Sunday Times&#; The Cheap in Books, Magazines, Non-Fiction Books | eBay. As the anniversary of the miners' strike approaches, its figurehead Arthur Scargill has become a recluse, at war with the current NUM leadership.

John Harris went in search of. EarlySouth Yorkshire, friends Harry Turner and Dale Edwards are working the Cortonwood Colliery mine.

Dale is a strong advocate of the active picketing being proposed by Ar. Scargill by Routledge, Paul and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Early life. His father, John McGahey, worked in the mines at Shotts, North Lanarkshire when Mick was born.

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John was a founder member of the Communist Party of Great Britain and took an active part in the General s because of this, the family moved to Cambuslang in search of work, and it was here that Mick went to school. Mick started work at age 14 at the Gateside Colliery. With the defeat of the Yorkshire wages resolution at the NUM conference, 'This Weeks' Jonathan Dinmbleby speaks to Union Leader Arthur Scargill about the eve.

Strike Strike: Thatcher, Scargill, and the Miners Thatcher, Scargill, and the Miners Peter Wilsher, Author A. Deutsch $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. Anne Scargill, who was then the wife of the National Union of Miners leader Arthur Scargill, and Betty Cook, the matriarch of a staunch South Yorkshire mining family, met.

Anne Scargill and Betty Cook met at the beginning of the miners' strike in Betty was a proud miner's daughter, wife and mother, who was. Miners leader Arthur Scargill arrested at Orgreave, May The perspective and ideas that inform the book are those of the Communist Party where it is now the accepted wisdom that Scargill not only misled his troops and misjudged the political situation, but also missed out on several possibilities of doing a compromise deal with the National.Brexiteer Arthur Scargill, 81, the militant former leader of the National Union of Miners, has criticised Opposition parties that called for Boris Johnson's resignation.Miners' Strike in Yorkshire, Manchester: Manchester University Press,£, paperback £, xiii + pp.

During the miners' strike, Arthur Scargill, the President of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), was fond of finishing his speeches with the cry 'The miners united will never be defeated!' The reaction of.